chamber music

chamber music
noun Date: 1615 music and especially instrumental ensemble music intended for performance in a private room or small auditorium and usually having one performer for each part

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  • chamber music — chamber .music n [U] ↑classical music written for a small group of instruments …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chamber music — chamber ,music noun uncount a type of classical music played by a small group of musicians …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • chamber music — ► NOUN ▪ instrumental music played by a small ensemble, such as a string quartet …   English terms dictionary

  • chamber music — n. music for performance by a small group, usually with one player to a part, as in a string quartet, orig. for small audiences …   English World dictionary

  • Chamber music — For other uses, see Chamber music (disambiguation). Frederick the Great plays a flute concert in his summer palace Sanssouci; painting by Adolph Menzel Chamber music is a form o …   Wikipedia

  • chamber music — noun serious music performed by a small group of musicians (Freq. 3) • Hypernyms: ↑classical music, ↑classical, ↑serious music * * * noun [noncount] : classical music written for a small number of musicians * * * ˈchamber music [chamber music] …   Useful english dictionary

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